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slang consists of words, expressions and meanings that are used by people who know each other very well or who have the same interests; a kind of language occurring.chiefly in casual and playful speech, made up typically of new words and phrases and figures of speech that are deliberately used in place of standard.terms for added raciness, humor, irreverence or other effect; language peculiar to a group; argot or jargon (for example the word dynamite, an explosive, is often used to describe something exceptionally exciting or wonderful (outstanding; superb {a dynamite performance; a dynamite outfit}) or even something dangerous (you're playing with dynamite if you get involved with that woman)
slang, slanged, slanging.verbs
intransitive verb use.to use slang; to use angry and abusive language (persuaded the parties to quit slanging and come to the bargaining table)
transitive verb use.to attack with abusive language; vituperate

supersede, supersedes, superseded, superseding, superseded, superseding.transitive verbs
to displace in favor of another; to take the place, room or position of; supplant

superstition is fear based on error (those zealots of the Inquisition allowed contol by others to exploit their fears in harmful ways, leading to erroneous beliefs of separation; example); superstitious fears or beliefs are irrational and not based on fact (the old superstition that walking under a ladder is unlucky shows that one has accepted a bewitching belief); superstitions are based on false conceptions of causation (she was superstitious believing the colour green brought bad luck and that Friday the 13th was a day to stay home and that you should not walk over the path that you saw a black cat pass by); idolatry; superstition is a belief or practice resulting from ignorance, fear of the unknown, trust in wasteful time concerns; an irrational abject attitude of mind; a fearful or abject state of mind resulting from ignorance or irrationality; a notion maintained despite.evidence to the contrary
of, relating to or swayed by superstition 

surmise, surmises, surmised, surmising, surmisings.transitive verbs
to imagine or infer on slight grounds; an idea or opinion formed from evidence that is inconclusive; conjecture; guess 

one that commits sabotage
an act or process.tending to hamper or hurt; deliberate.subversion (an attempt or attempts to curb another's expression on his or her life pathway.{*}); to deliberately spoil someone's plans because you do not want them to succeed; if someone sabotages a plan or a meeting, they deliberately prevent it from being successful; destruction of an employer's property (as tools or materials) or the hindering of manufacturing by discontented workers; destructive or obstructive action carried on by a civilian or enemy agent to hinder a nation's war effort 
sabotage, sabotaged, sabotaging, sabotages.transitive verbs
to practice sabotage on 

nearly but not exactly the same or alike
in like manner; likewise
the state or quality of being similar; resemblance or likeness

sincere, sincerer, sincerest.adjectives
someone who is sincere is genuine, meaning, they are transparent and not seem to be hiding anything or have alternate.motives, so, another can see the light of the soul in him or her; a sincere individual is one whose heart's intent comes from high consciousness principles; free of dissimulation; free of phoniness; honest of heart.(sincere interest); standing in one's own truth; integrity; no ulterior.motives; if you say that someone is sincere, you approve of them because they really mean the things they say, that is, they are truthful in mind and action; you can also describe someone's behavior and beliefs as sincere (she's an honest lady, sincere in her views and this shows by her actions; there was a sincere expression of friendliness on both their faces); free from adulteration; pure (a sincere doctrine; sincere wine); marked by genuineness; true; sincerity is proved by one's degree of stick-to-itiveness
sincereness.noun.(words ending in 'ess' are usually without pluralization - adding an 'es' making '...esses' is clumsy)
sincere stresses.absence of hypocrisy, feigning or any falsifying.embellishment or exaggeration.(a sincere apology
synonyms.wholehearted, heartfelt, hearty, unfeigned
the quality or state of being sincere; honesty of mind; freedom from hypocrisy; an expanded meaning of sincerity

stick-to-itiveness.noun.(normally used without being pluralized)
the ability to continue doing something that is difficult or tiring; unwavering.pertinacity; perseverance

intellectual or emotional attitude (took an antiwar stance; her stance was on the side of evolution being the beginning of living organisms); your stance on a particular.matter is your attitude to it; a way of standing or being placed; posture; the attitude or position of a standing person or animal; mental.posture

a scorner is one who is close-minded toward hearing about commonsense things that are of benefit (the medicine community has individuals within it who scorn traditional remedies proven for hundreds of years to work as good as and better that and at much lower cost than chemical drugs, often having serious side effects further harming one's health over time); a scorner is a person who expresses.contempt by remarks or facial expression; if you scorn something, you refuse to have it or accept it because you think it is not good enough or suitable for you (people who scorn ideas which would help them)
the expression by words or manner of the feeling that another is contemptible; to look down at others; having an attitude of arrogance; to disdain; to deride; contempt or disdain felt toward a person or object considered despicable or unworthy; derision; one spoken of or treated with contempt; if you are scornful of someone or something, you show contempt for them (deeply scornful of politicians who have sold people's concern out for their own selfish reasons); if you scorn something, you refuse to have it or accept it because you think it is fraught with ulterior.motives (medical people who scorn effective traditional.methods, that have worked and provided better results for thousands of years); the feeling that someone or something is stupid or does not deserve respect; not good enough or suitable for purposes.claimed (the drug thalidomide after alleged testing proving it safe, was purported to help pregnant women who may have morning sickness, but in reality was found to cause deformation in their children; ditto.vioxx and so many more)
having or showing contempt or scorn; indignation
scorner, scorned, scorning, scorns.verbs
transitive verb use-to reject or refuse with derision; despise
intransitive verb use-to express contempt; scoff
scorn, scornfulness.nouns

smother, smothered, smothering, smothers.verbs
transitive verb use-to conceal, suppress or hide (management smothered the true facts of the case); to cover say, a foodstuff thickly with another foodstuff (smother chicken in sauce); to lavish a surfeit of a given emotion on someone (the grandparents smothered the child with affection); to deprive a fire of the oxygen necessary for combustion
intransitive verb use-to be concealed or suppressed; to be surfeited with an emotion; to be extinguished
something, such as a dense cloud of smoke or dust, that covers up something completely

signify, signified, signifying, signifies.transitive verbs
to denote; mean; to make known, as with a sign or word (signify one's intent); to show; if an event, a sign or a symbol signifies something, it is a sign of that thing or represents that thing (the symbol displayed outside a restaurant signifies there's excellent cuisine inside); if you signify something, you make a sign or gesture in order to communicate a particular.meaning (she nodded her head indicating that she was in agreement)
intransitive use-to have meaning or importance; count
the act or process of signifying by signs or other symbolic means; purport; the meaning that a term, symbol or character.regularly.conveysor is intended to convey; meaning; the act of signifying; indication; the established.meaning of a word

significance, significancy.nouns
full of meaning; important; of consequence
having or expressing a meaning; meaningful (a significant glance); expressive; having or likely to have a major effect; important; fairly large in amount or quantity (a significant shipment)

tending to signify or indicate; indicative; having meaning; significant

snow job, snow, snowed, snowing, snows.intransitive verbs
an effort to cover, shut off or close off; to deceive, overwhelm or persuade with insincere talk, especially flattery; to close off with snow (we were snowed in)

to take advantage of; thwart; cheat(screwed me surreptitiously out of the most lucrative sales territory); snow-job); con; dupe

squander, squandered, squandering, squanders transitive verbs
to spend wastefully or extravagantly; dissipate; waste
squander, squanderer.nouns

supreme, supremer, supremest.adjectives
greatest in power, authority or rank;paramount or dominant; greatest in importance, degree, significance, character or achievement; ultimate; final (the supreme sacrifice)
the quality or condition of being supreme; supreme power (the Creator is the ultimate supreme power)

a state of often quiet, below the surface rage, agitation or irritation, where others sense that you are annoyingly.aloof and feel that it's a form of manipulation to get attention toward some reason you may have for being in a snit

snitch, snitched, snitching, snitches.verbs
intransitive verb use-to turn informer (he snitched on others to maintain his position); to snitch on a person means to tell someone that the person has done something bad or wrong, in order to get him or her into trouble
transitive verb use.to steal (something, usually something of little value); pilfer; steal
a thief; an informer

supplant, supplanted, supplanting, supplants.transitive verbs
if an individual or thing is supplanted, another individual or thing takes their place (by the 1930s the wristwatch had almost completely supplanted the pocket watch); to usurp the place of, especially through intrigue or underhanded.tactics; to displace and substitute for another (the computer word processor has largely supplanted electric typewriters); replace

smite, smote, smitten.or.smote, smiting, smites.verbs
transitive verb use.to strike or hit hard, with something; to smack; affect sharply with great feeling (he was smitten by deep remorse after the spanking); to inflict a blow on, with or as if with the hand, a tool or a weapon; to afflict (the population was smitten by the sadness of having elected a disappointment); to afflict retributively; chasten or chastise; to drive or strike (a weapon, for example) forcefully onto or into something else; to attack, damage or destroy by or as if by blows
intransitive verb use.to deal a blow with or as if with the hand or some other kind of something that causes one to be smitten; afflicted

fragments or splintered pieces; bits (the fragile dish broke into smithereens; from Irish Gaelic 'smidirin' diminutive of 'smiodar', small fragment

a guard, especially a soldier posted at a given spot to prevent the passage of unauthorized persons; watch

family name; a name shared in common to identify the members of a family, as distinguished from each member's given name (where 'John' is the given name and 'Doe' would be the surname)
surname, surnamed, surnaming, surnames.transitive verbs
to give a surname to (Gideon's example:.Judges 8:34,35)

slender, slenderer, slenderest.adjectives
having little width in proportion to height or length; long and thin (a slender rod; a slender woman); gracefully slim (slender and graceful is the mark of a woman who cares for her appearance); small in amount or extent
slenderness.noun.(many words ending in 'ess' are usually without pluralization - adding an 'es' making '...esses' can make the word be clumsy)